Saturday, January 25, 2014

Perseus Saving Andromeda Quilt

 So many amazing quilts here at
Road To California
I don't know how the judges can possibly 
narrow selections down to "Best"
Perseus Saving Andromeda
Made and Quilted by Marilyn Belford
Chenango Forks, NY
is magnificent!
 Winner of Best Large Quilt
 Look at the details!
 Marilyn wrote:
"Cassiopeia, Andromeda's mother has offended Poseidon 
by stating that her daughter's beauty
was greater than the Nereids 
who attended Poseidon.
Andromeda had to be sacrificed to the water serpent
to appease Poseidon.  
Perseus sees her chained to some rocks and saves her."
 Design Basis: Maker's Original Design


Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

more like a painting than a quilt isn't it!

Needled Mom said...


Sara said...

I'm always blown away by art quilts like this. Wow! I wouldn't even know where to start.

em's scrapbag said...

What an amazing work of art.